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adverb as in on paper

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The two earliest works here, which include the show’s namesake, are gestural in the manner of abstract expressionism.

They needed to consider all rocks and then sketch out a convincing theory of how abstract math could percolate down through messy geophysics and into even messier reality.

I’m thinking about abstract systems and studying their evolution to understand what kind of predictions can be made about their long-term behavior.

You can talk about the abstract existence of 0s and 1s, and how an operator might act on 0s and 1s, and these are all much more abstract mathematical relations.

In the 1970s, an abstract painter named Harold Cohen introduced the world to the first artistic AI system, called AARON.

What do you think it is, abstractly, that makes this period so absorbing?

Take concrete steps aimed at addressing the problem that looms, rather than ruminating abstractly about what-if scenarios.

And because it seems, albeit abstractly, linked to creativity.

Put thus broadly and abstractly, the answer must be negative.

It was impossible for life to reason abstractly until speech was developed.

The truth of the proposition, abstractly considered, has been long acknowledged and nowadays requires no argument.

Before, she had sympathised with Rogers abstractly; now her sympathy was for a hopeless soul, bare and agonising beneath her eyes.

This decision did not come abstractly, nor did it come quickly.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abstractly, such as: conceivably, hypothetically, and theoretically.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.